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Unknown Hurrian, ‘Foundation peg in the form of the forepart of a lion’, ca. 2200–2100 B.C., The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Unknown Hurrian

Foundation peg in the form of the forepart of a lion, ca. 2200–2100 B.C.

Copper alloy
4 5/8 × 3 1/8 in
11.7 × 7.9 cm
About the work
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York

Early Bronze Age; Syria, probably from Tell Mozan (ancient Urkesh)

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Sculpture
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1948), licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal
Unknown Hurrian, ‘Foundation peg in the form of the forepart of a lion’, ca. 2200–2100 B.C., The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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About the work
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York

Early Bronze Age; Syria, probably from Tell Mozan (ancient Urkesh)
http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/329078

Medium
Sculpture
Image rights
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1948), licensed under CC0 1.0 Universal

Unknown Hurrian

Foundation peg in the form of the forepart of a lion, ca. 2200–2100 B.C.

Copper alloy
4 5/8 × 3 1/8 in
11.7 × 7.9 cm